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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

ACL performers empower attendees, speak on abortion ban

ACL performers empower attendees, speak on abortion ban

Mackenzie Sullivan, Dina Barrish, Life and Arts Reporters October 19, 2021

During Weekend 1 of Austin City Limits Festival, Megan Thee Stallion denounced the Texas abortion ban during her set. The Houston rapper asked her audience to raise their middle fingers up in agreement,...

Students, staff share experiences, tips for class registration

Students, staff share experiences, tips for class registration

Kaiya Little, Life and Arts Reporter October 19, 2021
Students can access campus resources like major-specific advisers, the Vick center for academic advising and the course catalog to ease registration stress, but many still feel overwhelmed at the process each semester.
5 albums to listen to this fall season

5 albums to listen to this fall season

Sage Dunlap, Life and Arts Reporter October 19, 2021

With gray clouds and pumpkin scents arriving to replace the blistering summer heat, music can add to fall’s cozy ambience. For UT students celebrating cooler weather, The Daily Texan compiled a list...

Meet indie rock star Zach Person

Meet indie rock star Zach Person

Morgan-Taylor Thomas October 18, 2021

Born in New Jersey but a Lone Star State native since his teen inception, Zach Person assails typical indie-rock through invigorating electric chords and audience connection — both prevalent in his Sunday,...

Walk Austin, Austin residents discuss Austin Living Streets initiative

Walk Austin, Austin residents discuss Austin Living Streets initiative

Carolyn Parmer, Life and Arts Reporter October 18, 2021

Sitting on her porch in Hyde Park, Texas, Deaton Bednar admires the lively scene: kids creating chalk murals in driveways, parents playing hopscotch with their kids and neighbors playing basketball in...

Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry and stars of Netflix’s “Night Teeth” talk vampire inspirations

Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry and stars of Netflix’s “Night Teeth” talk vampire inspirations

Noah Levine, Life and Arts Film Columnist October 18, 2021

“Night Teeth,” now streaming on Netflix, is a brand-new action-packed vampire film starring Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Raul Castillo. The film follows a driver named Jay (Lendeborg...

5 Black poets to read to for National Black Poetry Day

5 Black poets to read to for National Black Poetry Day

Carolyn Parmer October 17, 2021

Oct. 17, an important day for writers and readers of poetry, marks the birthday of Jupiter Hammon, the first published Black poet in the United States. To honor him, poetry fans and admirers began celebrating...

‘The French Dispatch’ impresses with superb cast, Wes Anderson’s idiosyncratic directing style

‘The French Dispatch’ impresses with superb cast, Wes Anderson’s idiosyncratic directing style

Chandler Rowley October 17, 2021

After garnering a nine-minute standing ovation at Cannes, UT alumnus Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” will release in theaters Oct. 22. Set against the fictional yet fantastical French city of...

Affordable art exhibitions around Austin to visit this fall

Affordable art exhibitions around Austin to visit this fall

Julia Mahavier October 17, 2021

From street art and vendors to galleries and museums, the creative scene exists on nearly every Austin street corner. Local art exhibitions offer a fun and fairly inexpensive indoor experience where visitors...

Pop punk artist Jxdn talks influences, performing with Machine Gun Kelly

Pop punk artist Jxdn talks influences, performing with Machine Gun Kelly

Fiza Kuzhiyil, Life & Arts Editor October 15, 2021

For pop punk artist Jxdn, performing on one of the biggest stages at Austin City Limits Festival is nothing — he’s used to having over 9.3 million followers view his every move on Tik Tok. Ahead...

Alex Michaelides’ ‘The Maidens’ promises suspense, underdelivers

Alex Michaelides’ ‘The Maidens’ promises suspense, underdelivers

Sofia Treviño, Life & Arts Senior Reporter October 15, 2021

Gruesome murders, secret societies and mystery brew at Cambridge University, enticing a group therapist to uncover ugly truths in the beautiful and elite campus. Though promising an interesting psychological...

Cinematographer of “The Velvet Underground” documentary talks influence of Andy Warhol, creating cultural landscape of late 1960s

Cinematographer of “The Velvet Underground” documentary talks influence of Andy Warhol, creating cultural landscape of late 1960s

Chandler Rowley, Life and Arts Reporter October 14, 2021
The film examines The Velvet Underground’s revolutionary sound and reputation through interviews with cultural giants.